GDN: NINE Indian workers, who claim they are broke and in debt due to unpaid wages for the past four months, yesterday filed a complaint at their embassy.
The workers, five from Kasargod, two from Trichur and two from Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala, work for a cleaning company.
"Whenever we call, the manager doesn't reply and we feel stranded here as we don't have any money or legal status to continue living here," said a worker.
"We went to the Indian Embassy to file a complaint against the company for non-payment of the wages and not renewing our visas.
"Why do they keep on promising us if they can't renew our visas?
"They must tell us so we don't wait for them and leave the country for good."
The workers said they wished to leave the country, but were waiting for their dues. "We don't have money to eat and have to take a loan from our friends to survive," said the worker.
"How can we continue living in such a situation?"
The workers are now living in the company's accommodation in A'ali, but said they didn't have any money to buy their daily necessities.
"No-one from the company is ready to listen to our plight," said the worker.
"We are hoping that the embassy officials would follow our case and try to get our pending dues from the company."
Company officials were unavailable for commen